Amdur, Meredith
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/31/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 68, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on changes at West Palm Beach, Florida-based broadcaster and programmer Paxson Communications in 2003 and 2004. Improvement of financial results in 2003; Programming changes; Assistance from shareholder National Broadcasting Co.; Cost cutting measures; Cash flow in 2003; Net loss in 2003; Station sell-offs in 2003; Statements by founder Lowell Paxson.


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